23 episodes

Where is Cleo? Taken by child welfare workers in the 1970’s and adopted in the U.S., the young Cree girl’s family believes she was raped and murdered while hitchhiking back home to Saskatchewan. CBC news investigative reporter Connie Walker joins the search to find out what really happened to Cleo.

Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo CBC

    • True Crime
    • 4.7, 6.2K Ratings

Where is Cleo? Taken by child welfare workers in the 1970’s and adopted in the U.S., the young Cree girl’s family believes she was raped and murdered while hitchhiking back home to Saskatchewan. CBC news investigative reporter Connie Walker joins the search to find out what really happened to Cleo.

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    • 41 min
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    S2 Episode 10: Cleo’s letters

    S2 Episode 10: Cleo’s letters

    Even though it was supposed to have been destroyed in 1983, the police file documenting the investigation into Cleo’s death still exists and it contains more detail than Christine ever imagined learning about the last days, hours and even minutes of Cleo’s short life.

    • 55 min
    S2 Episode 9: Reunion

    S2 Episode 9: Reunion

    Christine travels to Pennsylvania for an emotional reunion with her brother, Johnny, who she hasn’t seen since she was a baby. Determined to get more answers about the days and weeks leading up to her sister’s death, Christine finally gets a copy of Cleo’s death certificate. That, and other documents begin to shed light on the truth she’s been seeking for decades.

    • 53 min
    S2 Episode 8: Salesperson of the year

    S2 Episode 8: Salesperson of the year

    Digging through archives in Saskatchewan, Connie makes a shocking discovery. As she investigates the controversial Adopt Indian Metis program which Cleo and her siblings were a part of, the man who started the program agrees to speak with her about its controversial origins, and legacy.

    • 36 min
    S2 Episode 7: Lillian

    S2 Episode 7: Lillian

    Connie’s chance meeting with the father who Cleo never knew is followed by new revelations about the Semaganis children’s biological mother, Lillian. A picture begins to emerge about why her children were taken, and when she joined the fight to stop the adoption of more Indigenous children into white homes.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
6.2K Ratings

6.2K Ratings

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The Importance of Being Related

The emotional story of a native Canadian woman’s abuse at the hands of everyone around her, plus there’s some stuff about her sister Cleo.

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Amazing

Fantastic journalism! Heartbreaking but fascinating. Season 2 Is the best podcast I think I’ve ever listened to.

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Heartbreaking

Such a heartbreaking story .. I was riveted . My heart goes out to Cleo’s family . I hope they find peace . I am saddened by the racism that indigenous people face , and how humans can’t treat each other so horribly .

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